2018 Chichester

Christmas Festivities

Chichester BID welcomes you to the beautiful City of Chichester over the glorious festive period. Starting at the end of November and throughout December embrace and explore Chichester’s historic City centre through a range of unique Christmas events and late night shopping organised for you to enjoy. Whether it’s to see the Christmas lights (illuminated from 24th November), enjoy a festive snack or to do your last minute shopping, one thing is for sure, you’ll come for one thing and stay for something else.

Nutcracker Trail

Seek the Nutcracker Kings throughout Chichester.
Find their names to be in with a chance to win a prize haul.

Chichester Gift Card

The perfect Christmas gift that keeps on giving.
Accepted in over 125 popular eateries and retail outlets.

CHiCE

Enjoy Ice Skating and Food in Priory Park, Chichester over the Christmas period. Open 1 Dec – 6 Jan 2019.

Christmas Events

NOVEMBER

CHICHESTER NUTCRACKER TRAIL STARTS 24th November – 24th december

LIGHTING OF THE RECYCLED CHRISTMAS TREE
4:00PM 17 NOVEMBER
JACK WILLS, NORTH STREET
CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES - SALE OF CHARITY CHRISTMAS CARDS
9:30AM-4:30PM 24 November- 17 DECEMBER DAILY EXCL. SUN
THE OLD COURT ROOM, NORTH STREET
ROTARY TORCHLIGHT PROCESSION
4:15PM 24 NOVEMBER
MEETING POINT JUNCTION OF CRANE STREET AND NORTH STREET
LIGHTING OF THE ROTARY CLUB’S CHRISTMAS TREE
5:00PM
24 NOVEMBER
THE CROSS, EAST STREET
FESTIVE FOXLEY, THE STREET MAGICIAN
25 NOVEMBER 11AM, 12.30PM & 2.00PM
NORTH & EAST STREET
LATE NIGHT SHOPPING THROUGHOUT THE CITY CENTRE
UNTIL 8PM 29 NOVEMBER
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STARLIGHT TRAIL - FESTIVE CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES
4.00PM - 8.00PM
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FESTIVE FUNKY HOOPING PERFORMANCE
5.30PM, 6.30PM & 7.30PM
NORTH & EAST STREET
VINTAGE & VERY NICE MARKET BAZAAR
3PM-8PM 29 NOVEMBER
10AM-4.30PM 30 NOVEMBER
10AM-4PM 1 DECEMBER
NORTH STREET
ETSY MADE LOCAL 2018 - EVENT FOR UNIQUE HANDMADE GIFTS
10.00AM - 4.00PM
DRAPERS YARD, THE HORNET

DECEMBER

VINTAGE & VERY NICE MARKET BAZAAR
10AM-4PM
1 DECEMBER
NORTH STREET
LOST ELVES PERFORMING
11:00AM, 12:15PM & 2:30PM
1 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
SNOW QUEEN PERFORMING
12:00PM, 1:00PM & 2:00PM
1 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
BEATO BURRITO PERFORMING
11:00AM, 12:00PM & 2:30PM
2 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
ROLLER SKATING PRESENTS PERFORMING
11:30AM, 12:45PM & 1:45PM
2 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
THE MAYORS CHARITIES ART & PHOTO EXHIBITION WITH CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR
10:00AM - 4:30PM 4 DECEMBER - 20 DECEMBER
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LATE NIGHT SHOPPING THROUGHOUT THE CITY CENTRE
UNTIL 8PM 6 DECEMBER
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LIVING SNOW GLOBE PERFORMING
5:30PM, 6:30PM & 7.30PM
6 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
FESTIVE JAZZ CAFÉ
7:30PM
6 DECEMBER
ST JOHN'S CHAPELREAD MORE
CHICHESTER FARMERS’ MARKET
9:00AM-2:00PM
7 & 21 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
CHICHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKET
9:00AM-5:30PM (10AM - 4.30PM SUN) 8 - 16 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
EDES HOUSE CHRISTMAS TOUR
10:30AM & 2:00PM 10 - 19 DECEMBER
WEST STREET
LATE NIGHT SHOPPING THROUGHOUT THE CITY CENTRE
UNTIL 8PM 13 DECEMBER
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BRASS SANTAS BAND
5:30PM-6:30PM & 7:30PM
13 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
EDES HOUSE CHRISTMAS OPEN MORNING
9:00AM-12:00PM 15 DECEMBER
WEST STREET
CHICHESTER CITY BAND OUTSIDE CITY COUNCIL BUILDING
9:00AM-3:00PM
15 DECEMBER
NORTH STREET
LATE NIGHT SHOPPING THROUGHOUT THE CITY CENTRE
UNTIL 8PM 20 DECEMBER
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LIVING SNOW GLOBE PERFORMING
5:30PM, 6:30PM & 7.30PM
20 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
LIVING SNOW GLOBE PERFORMING
11:30AM, 12:45PM & 2:00PM 22 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
LAIRY FAIRY AND THE DANCING CHRISTMAS TREE
11:30AM, 12:45PM & 2:00PM 22 DECEMBER
NORTH & EAST STREET
CHICHESTER CITY BAND
9:00AM-3:00PM
22 DECEMBER
NORTH STREET
ELVES & GOODOMETER PERFORMANCE
11:30AM,12:45PM & 1:45PM 23 DECEMBER
NORTH AND EAST STREET

Other Events

CHICHESTER FESTIVAL THEATRE

Tickets available at – www.cft.org.uk

CHRISTMAS CONCERTS WITH CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL CHOIR & THE BAND OF HER MAJESTY’S ROYAL MARINES PORTSMOUTH
4-8 DECEMBER
OAKLANDS PARKRead More
FESTIVAL THEATRE - SLEEPING BEAUTY
15-30 DECEMBER
OAKLANDS PARKRead More
FESTIVAL THEATRE - THE NUTCRACKER PERFORMED BY MOSCOW CITY BALLET
3-6 JANUARY
OAKLANDS PARKRead More
THE MOZART QUESTION - A POWERFUL STORY OF FRIENDSHIP AND FAMILY NARRATED BY MICHAEL MORPURGO
11 JANUARY
OAKLANDS PARKRead More
BBC CONCERT ORCHESTRA: FAMILY CONCERT
13 JANUARY
OAKLANDS PARKRead More

THE NOVIUM

Tickets available at – www.thenovium.org

MEET FATHER CHRISTMAS IN HIS GROTTO. SATURDAYS & SELECTED FRIDAYS THROUGH DECEMBER. £6 P/CHILD
11:00AM-4:00PM
1,8,15,22 DEC
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STARLIGHT TRAIL - FESTIVE CRAFTS AND ACTIVITIES £3.00 PP.
10:30AM-2:00PM
29 NOVEMBER
CITY CENTRE VENUESRead More
EDES HOUSE CHRISTMAS TOUR - £14.95 PP PURCHASE TICKETS FROM THE NOVIUM MUSEUM
10:30AM-2:00PM
10 & 19 December
WEST STREETRead More

ROTARY

FIND THE ROTARY TREE OF GOODWILL FOR CAROLS & COLLECTIONS FOR LOCAL CHARITIES
9:00PM-5:30PM
1-24 DECEMBER
THE CROSS
ROTARY CLUB CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER. PLEASE COME AND ENJOY, FREE TO LONELY CHICHESTER RESIDENTS
12:00PM-3:00PM
25 DECEMBER
THE NEWELL CENTRE TOZER WAY

CHICHESTER SHIP CANAL

Tickets available at – www.chichestercanal.org.uk

MAGICAL GROTTO TRIP
24 NOVEMBER - 24 DECEMBERRead More
CHRISTMAS LUNCH CRUISES
26 November - 7 DecemberRead More

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